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Isilon Virtual Data Center

Posted in isilon, on-demand, power-savings, storage-provisioning, surgient, virtual-data-center on September 1st, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Surgient implements Isilon storage to enable its Virtual Automation Platform. …

… “Surgient has eliminated the data fragmentation and scalability limitations caused by traditional NAS system, streamlining its workflow to maximize operational efficiency. Additionally, Isilon’s unique ability to linearly or independently scale performance and capacity enables Surgient to purchase only the storage they need, while retaining the flexibility to grow their storage system on-demand, resulting in significant cost-savings and optimal business agility. ” …

Via Isilon Systems: Scale-out NAS to Power Thousands of Virtual Machines

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SAS Green Data Center in North Carolina

Posted in cloud-computing, data-center, hosting, leed-certification, on-demand, power-conservation, sas, state-north-carolina on March 19th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

SAS Cary NC green data center
As SAS shifts its strategy to on-demand and hosted systems, it is investing in a large cloud computing data center facility to manage the growth in future computing capacity. The new green data center will meet LEED standards and be positioned for future expansion. …

… “In keeping with SAS’ commitment to protecting the environment, the facility will be built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for water and energy conservation. The sustainable construction methods encourage recycling of materials, similar to the Executive Briefing Center under construction on the Cary campus. SAS’ first LEED building, SAS Canada’s headquarters in Toronto, opened in April 2006. In keeping with LEED standards, about 60 percent of the project’s construction and equipment spending will be in North Carolina. Approximately 1,000 people will be involved in its design and construction. The facility will include two 10,000-square-foot server farms. ” …

Via : SAS to build $70 million cloud computing facility | SAS Press Releases